LEGO Angry Birds toys slingshotting to retail

An Angry Birds line of LEGO toys will be released next year, Rovio has announced.

Their arrival will coincide with the release of The Angry Birds Movie in spring 2016.

The LEGO brand has an unparalleled ability to connect with people through products that spark creativity and imagination,” Rovio CEO Pekka Rantala said. We’re really excited to build experiences together with this amazing best-in-class partner.”

LEGO’s VP of licensing and entertainment Jill Wilfert added: We are excited to bring Angry Birds to life in LEGO form, given the popularity of the game and its characters with fans of all ages, which will only be amplified by the forthcoming film.

We seek partnership with globally relevant properties that offer a unique and rewarding play experience to our fans, and our designers are having fun developing building sets that leverage the engaging play and deconstruction found in the Angry Birds game.”

Could this pave the way for a future appearance from Angry Birds in LEGO Dimensions?

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